With Alex Dowsett and Sir Bradley Wiggins being the latest high profile cyclists to attempt to beat the World Hour record, what has changed to make the holy grail of cycling achievements "cool" again? It has been the most feared and gruelling test … [Read more...] about Will the World Hour Record bring cycling back roots cycling?
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Photos by Author So what is it about this patch of northern Europe that leads young men to pain, bloodshed, suffering and toil? Fatuous, obviously, but one cannot quite dispel the neat rows of white headstones from the mind when mentally … [Read more...] about Paris-Roubaix 2015 – a whiff of sulphur….
It has been reaffirmed that Bradley Wiggins is concentrating on his training for Paris-Roubaix and the hour record before he returns to the track in 2015. For now, the world time trial champion is competing at the track World Cup in London this … [Read more...] about Wiggins to pound the pavé
They were almost there; so close that they could almost taste victory had they stuck their tongues out. Team Sky would have won their second consecutive bronze in the World Team Time Trial in Ponferrada had it not been for the defending champions, … [Read more...] about Team Sky had a lovely day, and didn’t home empty handed.
German professional cyclist Jens Voigt looks forward to breaking the iconic “hour record” set by Czech Rider in a Swiss cycling arena on coming 18 September. The current highest mileage hour record was set by Chris Boardman in 1996 when he rode … [Read more...] about Jens Voigt to race Chris Boardman (kinda)
Bradley Wiggins missed out on getting a gold medal of this year's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow by would could be seen as a disappointing margin of five seconds. Australia beat England into second place silver, but being the optimistic fellows that … [Read more...] about Wiggins gets silver at Glasgow